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Mobile Crisis Clinician

Lakes Region Mental Health Center

Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRMHC) is the community mental health center serving Belknap and southern Grafton Counties. We provide services to 24 surrounding towns, and nearly 4,000 patients each year. A non-profit, private corporation founded in 1966, Lakes Region Mental Health Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to our mission.  We provide integrated mental and physical health care to children, adults, elders and their families who are living with – and recovering from- mental illness and/or emotional distress. Our dedicated professionals provide the highest quality of healthcare and collaborate with many other organizations in the region to improve access to care and meet the mental health needs of the community. By working in partnership with other health care providers, hospitals, law enforcement, corrections, courts, school districts, social workers and public health officials, we are able to provide a continuum of care for our patients and improve the quality of life in the Lakes Region.


Lakes Region Mental Health Center is looking for a full-time Clinician to join our Mobile Crisis Response Team. The Clinician works with a team of professionals — including first responders, healthcare providers, and community-based agencies — to stabilize a psychiatric crisis, avoid hospitalization and/or incarceration, and initiate immediate community-based treatment. The Clinician performs evaluations in homes, hospitals, community and mobile-based milieus. The Clinician applies differential diagnostic skills, provides telephone triage, mental status assessments, collateral contacts with family supports, extended evaluations, resource screenings, referrals for psychiatric consults, and assessments for appropriate disposition.

Requirements:

1.Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling or related discipline is required.
2.Availability for night, weekend, and non-traditional hours required.
3.A valid driver's license, personal vehicle and auto insurance is required.

Licenses/Certifications: Valid NH driver’s license.  Able to pass LRMHC criminal records and motor vehicle screening.   Must maintain personal auto insurance at a level commensurate with agency requirements.

Work Schedule:
This position may require evening, overnight and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities:

1.Provides emergency crisis evaluations and all related service delivery requirements for youth, adult and geriatric populations in multiple settings, including alliance vendor hospitals, our clinic, community-based settings in the region and/or on-site.
2.Provides assessment, treatment interventions and short-term crisis counseling and case management.
3.Manages patients presenting in behavioral health crisis; assess, triage and refer patients to the appropriate services.
4.Develops and maintain collaborative working relationships with hospital-based staff and other providers in order to effectively serve all patients in crisis.
5.Maintains current working knowledge and use of all related, internal and external resources, policies, procedures, regulatory and compliance requirements necessary to effectively serve patients with quality care in multiple settings and with ever changing program needs.
6.Answers telephone as needed and provides timely, appropriate assessment and determines next steps in support for patients with behavioral health needs.

How to Apply:

Visit www.lrmhc.org/careers to apply!

Job Location:

Laconia

Date Added: September 7, 2021

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